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East Austin Hotel to host free 'Upside Cinema' screening each Thursday this fall

Johanna Gretschel
jgretschel@statesman.com
Photo courtesy East Austin Hotel/Ryann Ford

If you're one of the likely thousands of Austinites who let your MoviePass subscription lapse, the next-best thing is here. This fall, the East Austin Hotel is partnering with Vulcan Video to host the 'Upside Cinema' series at its rooftop bar, The Upside, with a free film screening and happy hour specials each Thursday through December.

The films will be projected on the outdoor patio of The Upside starting at 8:30 p.m. Happy hour specials include $2 off appetizers, $2 off house cocktails and wines by the glass, and $1 off draft beers beginning at 4 p.m. Happy hour deals will also be offered at East Austin Hotel's all-day restaurant, Sixth and Waller, and Pool Bar beginning at 3 p.m.

Here's the film schedule announced so far, according to a press release:

  • September – Rock ‘n’ Roll Cinema, featuring:
  • October – Multiple Maniacs, a Halloween-themed salute to the murderous maniacs!
  • November – Macho Mustached Men, a Movember tribute to the best mustaches in cinema history
  • December – Horrible Holidays 

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